Category Archives: perseverence

STANDING UP FOR JESUS

Each and every time the Children of Israel walked away from God, they also strayed from His blessings.  When they returned to Him, God richly showered His love on them just as the prodigal son’s father did for him. We may walk … Continue reading

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WILL YOU STAY THE COURSE?

I wonder if I would be strong enough to physically defend my faith when it came right down to it. Are any of us really ready enough to stand up against persecution? As we look at the world today, there … Continue reading

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STAY THE COURSE

This past week we had visitors from Utah, Oklahoma and Wisconsin – cousins I’ve not seen in over 30 years. We’ve all become older, and the hair that remains has turned gray.  A few laugh lines have appeared (in my case an … Continue reading

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THIS ISN’T WHERE I LIVE

This planet’s not my home. I am an alien here. This place is just a hardened shell encasing sin and fear. The shell is hard to crack. There’s only one who can. He is the Lord of heaven. The Son … Continue reading

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NO FEAR

Butterflies tickle my insides each time I try something new I worry and fret and often forget how Jesus knows just what to do. He’s always around when I need Him, He walks with me all of the way. He … Continue reading

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LORD, HEAR MY PRAYER,

Words sometimes flow from my mouth like a gushing river. Will I never learn that some of them might put someone on the defensive – Or hurt feelings, or confuse or antagonize? God please help me to think before I … Continue reading

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PARENTING ADVICE?

When you consider having a family you must be prepared for tons of frustrations –  giving up everything you enjoy doing for yourself – keeping one eye opened while you sleep – never getting the laundry done – a sink full of … Continue reading

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